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For the second time in two days, a steamship rescues the crew of a sinking vessel off South Carolina.

Sinking of the schooner Minnehaha in the Atlantic and the rescue of its crew by the S.S. George Cromwell, October 4, 1866, artist's impression

The day before, the steamship George Cromwell had rescued forty-three people from the sinking of the Daniel Webster, off the South Carolina coast in hurricane scale weather.  Now, her crew rescued the five people aboard the Baltimore schooner Minnehaha, bound from Savannah, Georgia to Richmond, Virginia which had also been caught in the storm and was sinking. (By John Osborne)

Source Citation: 

"Three Shipwrecks," Harper's Weekly Magazine, October 27, 1866, p. 678.